The information below is for Winter 2018 and is to be used as a reference only. Updated information for Winter 2019 will be available in late-2018 or early-2019. 

The European Summer Program is a four-week academic course for students who want to discover France and Europe.

Located in Lille, in the north of France, the program welcomes students (and instructors) from around the world to the Université Catholique de Lille, in the heart of Europe. Four programs are available for students to study a variety of modules. 

Fields of study

  • Humanities
  • French Language
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Business Management
  • Science
  • Law

Find more information regarding specific courses on the host university website. 

Credit Equivalent

5 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units upon successful completion of 10 ECTS (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria and the ESP entry requirements.

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The program fee is approximately $4,500 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university page.


Accommodation can be provided as part of the program. 

For more detailed information regarding accommodation go to the host university website.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad applications for Winter 2019 will open in December 2018.

Program Dates

Dates listed below are for Winter 2018 and are to be used as a reference only.

Start: 25 June 2018
End: 21 July 2018

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Lille, France
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.